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Chainsaw recall affects more than 1 million units

Machines may continue operating when turned off

Posted May 16, 2018

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of Harbor Freight Tools chainsaws because the power switch can malfunction, allowing the chainsaw to continue operating after the switch has been moved to the “off” position. This poses a serious injury hazard to the chainsaw operator.

The recall affects approximately 1,020,000 units.

The products covered by the recall are Portland, One Stop Gardens, and Chicago Electric 14-inch electric chainsaws. The Model Numbers for these units are 67255 or 61592.

For information on how to replace this product, contact Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PT). Email or visit and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the bottom of the homepage.

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